The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wiltshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 54 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.11% 1.29% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.38% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Average daily rate £500 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
645 436 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 90.59% 93.97% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 309 370
Average daily rate £371 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 56
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.73 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.51% -45.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.44 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 13 £500 - 3
Chippenham - - - -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (43.33%) Banking
4 11 (36.67%) Retail
4 11 (36.67%) SAP
5 9 (30.00%) Retail Banking
6 7 (23.33%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (23.33%) Internet
6 7 (23.33%) Online Banking
7 6 (20.00%) ICL
7 6 (20.00%) Unisys
7 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 4 (13.33%) IBM
9 3 (10.00%) SOA
9 3 (10.00%) SAS
9 3 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
9 3 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.67%) OSGi
10 2 (6.67%) REST
10 2 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 2 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
10 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 2 (6.67%) Oracle
10 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
10 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
3 11 (36.67%) Retail
4 9 (30.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) OSGi
1 2 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (23.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (10.00%) SOA
2 3 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 3 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) BPR
3 2 (6.67%) Data Security
4 1 (3.33%) Logistics
4 1 (3.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) SAP
2 6 (20.00%) ICL
2 6 (20.00%) Unisys
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Business Objects